Shona (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Mugabe (2020)

130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

Mugabe rises from being a prisoner to power as a guerrilla fighter but gradually becomes the world's top tyrant. After four decades in power his allies do the unexpected.

Director: Robert O. Peters | Stars: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jackie Appiah, Kevin Hanssen, Eddie Sandifolo

The Night of the Askari (1976)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A colonial police officer in Rhodesia hunts down the albino terrorist who raped and murdered his fiancée.

Director: Jürgen Goslar | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Faulkner, Horst Frank, Sybil Danning

Votes: 208

Mugabe and the White African (2009)
77 metascore

Mugabe and the White African (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

An intimate and moving account of one family's extraordinary courage in the face of overwhelming injustice and brutality.

Directors: Lucy Bailey, Andrew Thompson

Votes: 882 | Gross: $0.00M

Kongo (1997)

50 min | Drama, History

Guy Moeyaert is a well-meaning colonial official in a jungle district of the Belgian Congo in the last years of white colonial rule, after the Second World War, a paternalistic system where... See full summary »

Stars: Lucas Van den Eynde, Karen van Parijs, Guy Van Sande, Dennis Rudge

Votes: 84

Democrats (2014)
88 metascore

Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 334

House of Children (2020)

60 min | Documentary

A glimpse of life as seen through young people at a Zimbabwean children's home.

Director: Daniel Drema

Votes: 6

Zimbabwe (2008)

84 min | Drama

Zimbabwe is an orphan. Her parents and sister have died of AIDS. The members of her community are not able to look after her and she is forced to travel to a family member in Beitbridge, a town on the border with South Africa, for support.

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Farai Veremu, Natasha Gandi, Mildred Chipuriro

Votes: 28

Accidental Small House (2018)

83 min | Drama, Romance

Chipo discovers an affair her husband is having with a young mistress and meets her behind his back. They develop a friendship and embark on a plan to punish him.

Director: Denise Edwards | Stars: Lindiwe Dhlakama, Shaun Mundawarara, Sam Ndlovu

Blind Ambition (II)

Documentary | Post-production

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Directors: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross

Somewhere Between Now and Then (2014)


A documentary about the Zimbabwe War of Liberation (Rhodesian Bush War/ Second Chimurenga 1964-1980). We explore the average man's journey through this conflict and try to explain how men ... See full summary »

Tanyaradzwa (2005)

70 min

Tanyaradzwa (Kudakwashe Maradzika) is an intelligent, outgoing girl from a rich, loving family. Life seems perfect until one night, during dinner, her nine-month secret is revealed with the... See full summary »

Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Rukudzo Chadzamira, Tongayi Chirisa, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Emmanuel Mbrirmi

Votes: 6

Forbidden Fruit (2001)

30 min | Short, Documentary

Two women from a village in Zimbabwe are in love with each other although one is married.

Director: Sue Maluwa-Bruce

Votes: 9

The Members (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

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Directors: Brett Newton, Howard Ritter, Dustin Young | Stars: Felton Perry, June Carryl, Mirron E. Willis, Brooke Conley

The Struggle for Freedom (2020)

Action, Drama, History | Pre-production

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Directors: Rany Naser, King Nhondo

iThemba (2010)

72 min | Documentary

Their country is bankrupt. Their bodies are broken. Neighbors consider them cursed. But in music, eight disabled Zimbabweans dared to hope.

Director: Elinor Burkett

Votes: 12

Something Nice from London (2015)

60 min | Drama

Tensions rise in Harare as the Chikwiro family await the arrival of their dead son Peter from London.

Director: Nick Marcq | Stars: Memory Bususo, Munya Chidzonga, Lovewell Chisanga, Rumbidzai Karize

Black President (2015)

86 min | Documentary

Exiled Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai's demons come to life as he tries to flee South Africa following various fractious experiences in the Johannesburg art scene.

Director: Mpumelelo Mcata | Stars: Kudzanai Chiurai, Melissa Goba, Zaki Ibrahim, Lindiwe Matshikiza

Votes: 6


Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

A fiery-eyed tomboy flees ruthless traffickers only to find the leader's son a stowaway in her car. Relentlessly chased across South Africa, she must choose between the boy's life or her own.

Star: Lars Arentz-Hansen

The Bag on My Back (2013)


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Director: Tapiwa Chipfupa

No News from Harare

29 min | Documentary, Short, Drama | Post-production

A cutting edge account of Mugabe's Zimbabwe: political persecution in the guise of democracy, by Wendy Dent - guest-speaker on Zimbabwe at Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, UC Berkeley and USC. ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Dent

A fly in the ointment (2016)

34 min | Short, Drama

Tapiwa is generally minding his own business when he comes across Sylvia. He falls for her, with tragic consequences for everyone he holds dear.

Director: Tafadzwa Mucheri | Stars: Tonderai Mandaza, Cindy Munyavi, Nothando Nobengula

Memory Book (2009)

20 min | Documentary, Short

In Zimbabwe, Plan International, carries out their "Memory book" project, that assists HIV-positive mothers to write books in order to transmit their thoughts, experiences and feelings to ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Iwen

The Tunnel (I) (2010)

25 min | Short, Drama

1980s, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe. The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed "Rabbit" because of her love of making up tall stories. When she arrives at a guerrilla camp desperate for help,... See full summary »

Director: Jenna Cato Bass | Stars: Mveleli Jela, Tyrone Keogh, Kudakwashe Maradzika, Patricia Matongo

Votes: 26

Mangwana (1997)

27 min | Short

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Director: Manu Kurewa

Far from Yesterday (2015)

71 min | Drama

A thug impregnates a young girl and abandons her at his homestead, in hopes of burying the implications of his actions. But what do you do if a resurrected past knocks on your door?

Director: Charles Mugaviri Jr. | Stars: Ammara Brown, Denise Edwards, Hannah Madzikanda

Simukai, Stand Up and Be Counted (1994)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Simon Atkins

Xiii - Tai - Legend (2019)

Short, Drama

In the heart of Los Angeles, a delusional rapper tries to make his mark, in the EDM hall of fame. But his father stands in his way, in a bid to save his son from repeating a terrible mistake.

Director: Jonathan Samukange | Stars: Jessica Vollhardt, Madison Alamia, Jerreal Ricks-Simpson, Gigi James

Killer October (2005)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Director: Garth Meyer

Pamvura (2005)

Short, Drama

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Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga | Stars: Kudzai Chimbaira, Daniel Maphosa

Spell My Name (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Tawanda Gunda Mupengo | Stars: Conchita Dzapasi, Fadzai Mavhunga, Aaron Chiundura Moyo

Votes: 8

The Many Moods of Sniper (2011)

29 min | Documentary, Short

A glimpse into the career of Zimbabwean dance hall artiste Sniper Storm.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Discord, Pauline Gundidza

Tanyaradzwa (2009)

186 min | Documentary

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Director: Alberte Pagán | Star: Tanyaradzwa

Chauya Chauya - A Risky Life (2012)

69 min | Documentary

Documentary about how a group of women survive on the streets of Zimbabwe.

Director: A.a.V. Amasi

Roki's Road (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

A look into the world of Legendary Zimbabwe urban groover Roki.

Director: Allen Daura | Stars: Bkay & Kazz, Wallace Chirumiko, Allen Daura, Jusa Dementor

My Lady-Ruva Rangu

Drama | Post-production

When a young student who resorted to prostitution to complete her education meets a heartbroken struggling businessman, the two begin an uncharted relationship that is full of misconceptions.

Director: Nick Zemura | Stars: Gamu Duve, Nick Zemura, Jackie Kavhay, Vusa Dzimwasha

Shungu: The Resilience of a People (2009)


Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the ... See full summary »

Director: Saki Mafundikwa

Kushata KweMoyo (2018)


A character driven drama about a vengeful housewife whose world is turned upside down when her once abusive step sister pays her an unexpected visit.

Director: Shem Zemura | Stars: Alaika Bhasikolo, Gamuchirai Duve, Kudzai Musungo, Kudzai Carmene Musungo

There We Were

Drama | Announced

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Director: Kyle St John Peters | Star: Kyle St John Peters

Night Stop (2002)

52 min | Documentary

In the middle of Mozambique truckers stop for the night at a small village where local girls are waiting for customers.

Director: Licínio Azevedo